Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Functional foods are the advanced and improved formula of basic food/nutrition. Functional foods show positive effects more than the basic nutrition and reduce the risk of diseases. Neutraceuticals are fortified food products which help in treating or preventing diseases. Neutraceuticals are standardized nutrients which do not come under normal food category but it comes under dietary or supplements category.
- Benefits of functional foods
- Plant and animal sources of functional foods
- Absorption and metabolism
- Extraction of Nutraceuticals from diary